POSTED: August 22nd, 2012 • Latest News

Members of the Community Engagement Steering Committee made presentations to the Metropolitan Council Committee of the Whole that outlined their input into the agency’s Thrive MSP 2040 plan, which will outline a regional development framework for the Twin Cities over the next several decades.

Asah Aliweyd of New American Academy (pictured, left), Rick Cardenas of Advocating Change Together (pictured, right) and Anne White of District Councils Collaborative of Saint Paul and Minneapolis each made a presentation outlining their vision for the region’s future.

Check out what they had to say:

POSTED: August 22nd, 2012 • Latest News

The Community Engagement Steering Committee was organized by the Community Engagement Team to ensure underrepresented communities are a powerful voice in creating an equitable regional transit system. In March, the steering committee made a series of recommendations to Metropolitan Council Chair Haigh, Metro Transit staff, and Southwest LRT project staff about how to improve our region’s practices for creating and working with Community Advisory Committees. These officials are reviewing the recommendations and considering ways to implement them on the upcoming Southwest LRT project.

Read the recommendations >